SEND Teaching Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 25 Oct 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

SEND Teaching Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind is currently seeking a dedicated and qualified Teaching Assistant to join an outstanding Primary School Oldham. This full-time position will initially be on supply through Tradewind, with the potential for a long-term role. The successful candidate will primarily focus on supporting SEN students through one-on-one assistance, small group sessions, and intervention.

Ideally, the candidate will hold a Level 3 NVQ qualification or possess recent experience in a similar role within a UK Primary School setting. Tradewind is looking for just one Teaching Assistant for this opportunity, starting from November.

As an SEND Teaching Assistant, you will work within a mainstream secondary school setting, supporting students aged 4-11. The role involves providing one-on-one and group assistance, particularly to pupils with special educational needs. Teaching Assistants with Level 2, 3, or 4 qualifications are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for the SEND Teaching Assistant position, you should meet the following criteria:

Display a genuine desire to join a committed team of SEND staff.

Possess a passion for supporting children with mild learning difficulties.

Have prior experience working with children with special educational needs.

Demonstrate commitment and professionalism in your work.

Exhibit strong organisational skills, enthusiasm, and a proactive attitude.

Hold an up-to-date child workforce enhanced DBS certificate (or be willing to apply for one, with costs refunded after completing 20 days of work).

Provide satisfactory references.

Submit a comprehensive CV covering the last ten years of employment history, with explanations for any gaps in employment.

Have the legal right to work in the UK.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity as an SEND Teaching Assistant in Oldham or would like more information, please contact Chris Morgan on 0161 674 0139 or email

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